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Healthcare Law & Administration Curriculum

The LL.M. in Healthcare Law & Administration is for those who have a law degree and are interested in learning more about health law.  Potential students include current employees of health systems or agencies as well as those wanting to make a career shift to health care.

Loyola’s LL.M. degree requires completion of 24 semester credit hours and a thesis paper of publishable quality. The thesis requirement may completed as part of a health course or by taking Legal Research. The LL.M. program can be completed in two semesters or spread over up to three years.


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Required Core Courses (9 credits total)

    Health Care I (3 credits)
    Health Law II (3 credits)
    Administrative Law (3 hours)

Elective Courses: Law (15 hours total)

    Health Care Privacy and Security (3 credits)
    Healthcare Compliance (3 credits)
    Graduate Seminar in Health and Environmental Law (3 credits)
    Mediation and Arbitration (3 credits)
    Bioethics and the Law (3 hours)
    Medical Malpractice (3 credits)
    Elder and Disability Law (2 credits)
    Environmental Justice (2 credits)

Elective Courses: Non-Law (0-3 hours)

    Organizational Behavior & Leadership (3 credits)
    Strategic Communications (3 hours)
    Operations & Process Management (3 hours)
    Quality and Performance Excellence (3 hours)

* Not every course will be offered in every academic year.  If you have specific area interests, please contact Ann Koppel, Program Director, for more information.